What exactly is the mucus plug and what does it look like or how can you tell if you have just lost yours?

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The mucous plug is a collection of cervical mucus that seals the opening of the cervix. It keeps bacteria and infection from entering into the cervix, providing a protective barrier for the developing baby.
Some women describe the mucous plug as looking more like the mucous in your nose. It may look like a thick glob of stringy mucous, thicker than what you would see with normal vaginal secretions. If you are close to going into labor you may see pink, brown, or red blood around the edges of the mucous plug. This is called the "bloody show".
Some women will lose their mucous plug or part of their mucous plug weeks before they go into labor. Losing your mucous plug does not always mean labor will begin shortly. Keep in mind that even if a woman has begun to dilate, it may be weeks before she actually goes into labor. However, if you notice blood tinged mucous before your thirty-sixth week of pregnancy, notify your doctor right away. As your body prepares for labor your cervix will begin to dilate and thin. As your cervix opens up, your mucous plug may fall out. Losing your mucous plug is a good sign that labor is on its way. Though, it could be days or even weeks after you lose your mucous plug before labor actually starts. Many women do not lose their mucous plug at one time; instead, they lose it more gradually. They may notice an increase in vaginal secretions weeks before they go into labor.
If you are full term and have lost your mucous plug, there is usually no need to call your doctor. You may lose your mucous plug weeks before labor starts. If you notice regular, timeable contractions after losing your mucous plug, follow your doctor's protocol for proceeding to Labor and Delivery. If you have a history of preterm labor and you suspect you have lost your mucous plug, call your doctor right away. If you notice blood tinged mucous and are earlier than thirty-six weeks call your doctor immediately. Moreover, you should also call your doctor if you have sudden bright red bleeding. Bleeding can be a sign of placenta previa or placental abruption.
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When do you have a mucus plug?

Answer . A mucous plug is a protective barrier in your cervex to protect everything above the vagina. It begins to form early in pregnancy and is expelled weeks days before,or during delivery.

Is there a safe way to successfully break your water after you've lost your mucus plug?

Answer . \nNot unless you are a midwife or doctor. \n. \nThe water is there to protect the mother and baby form infection and breaking it prematurely is extremely dangerous.

If you're 6 months pregnant and just saw dr for concerns of contractions cramping and pressure and were given pain meds then told to rest what should you do if you THINK you just lost your mucus plug?

Go back to the doctor. The mucus plug indicates that labor is within a week or 2. It is better to be safe, you may have a little one who wants to make an appearance much sooner than planned. CALL THE DOCTOR. DON'T WAIT!

Can you tell whether the person you like is also interested in you just by looking at her?

Answer . \nIF YOU NEVER TALKED TO HER BEFORE: Once you make eye contact with a woman, watch her for a few seconds after she looks away. If she does something that implies that she has become nervous due to you making eye contact, this means that she is interested in or attracted to you. For instance, she will play with her hair, adjust her clothing or jewelry, or fiddle with something in her hands.\n. \nIF YOU KNOW HER ALREADY: One of the most easily detected signs of attraction is lifted shoulders. This motion indicates that a person has activated what biologists call the "cute response," a bashful, almost childlike behavior that reveals a softer, more compliant side. This is an emotional, involuntary muscular response to someone you like, and it has a universally disarming effect. (It is also a natural response when you're oohing and ahhing over a puppy or cuddling with a baby.) In a dating scenario, this unconscious movement tells you that the person you're interested in wants to get a little closer—and that you shouldn't be shy.\n- Pigeon toes may not sound like the sexiest of gestures, but an inward rotation of the feet suggests definite interest. Anatomically referred to as "tibial torsion," this toes-turned-in posture occurs when someone feels both smitten and somewhat intimidated by you. By "shrinking" the body, the subject is creating a less threatening profile. Put simply, pigeon toes do for the body what the smile does for the face. Both actions say: "If you approach, I won't snub you." Worth noting: In direct contrast to pigeon toes is the more aggressive military posture. This toes-out, hands-behind-the-back posture is reminiscent of soldiers at ease, and its aloofness should tell you that it's probably best to keep your distance. \n. \nHope this Helps.

At how many weeks do you lose your mucus plug and how can you tell you lost it?

\nThe amount of weeks depends. You will lose it when you go into, or shortly before you go into labor. You will only be able to tell if you've lost it, when you see it. Other than that, you cant really tell.

What does a 120V plug look like?

\n. \n Answer \n. \n115 and 120 volt receptacles or outlets are the normal outlets that you plug everyday items into. It has the two slit lookings things on either side and usually a third hole for the ground. Since I cannot include a mini pic may I suggest you take a look at any electrical wall outlet (ac recepticle) found in your home that you plug appliances or a lamps into. This rectangular recepticle is normally covered with a plastic plate for beauty and protection. It is made to receive a plug from another appliance in order to be powered by electric current. There are two verticle slots side by side above and a round hole slot just under if a ground is included in the recepticle. The verticle slot(shorter slot) to the right is considered HOT(Voltage applied) and the one to the left is considered COMMON (return). The Plug connects into the Recepticle and makes a good electrical connection between the house wiring and the appliance. Normal voltage supplied here in the USA is 60 cycle 110-120 volts AC(alternating current). Standard Plugs in this voltage range may be called 110, 115, or 120 vac. There are 240 plugs available for higher current and power needs such as Air Conditioners. They come in a variety of configerations so that you must match the plug to the recepticle. Some have slanted and some straight verticle prongs but all are more massive in construction.

What does cervical mucus look like in early pregnancy?

Its either smooth and stretchy/clear or thick and creamy. Neither should smell, itch or hurt.

How do you tell if a boy likes you when he just smiles and looks down when smile at him?

how to tell if a boy likes you . Well, if he looks down when you smile at him, he might just be shy...

What does your mucus plug look like?

Your mucus (or mucous) plug is red brown or yellow in color and has the consistency of snot or phlegm it looks like mucus! Some women describe the mucous plug as looking more like the mucous in your nose. It may look like a thick glob of stringy mucous, thicker than what you would see with normal vaginal secretions. If you are close to going into labor you may see pink, brown, or red blood around the edges of the mucous plug. This is called the "bloody show". However, if you notice blood tinged mucous before your thirty-sixth week of pregnancy, notify your doctor right away.

What does the mucus plug look like when you are losing it at 27 weeks pregnant?

Answer . the mucus plug can be all different colors it is different for everyone it can be clear or greenish it can also be brownish or have some pink in it but the thing to look for is if it is slimy and thick like a (sounds nasty) but like a booger. the reason i feel i can answer your question is because i am also 27 weeks and have been in the hospital for a month now on bed rest my cervix is paper thin and i just started to have a discharge that looks like what i described above my doctor said that yes it is my mucus plug however i am loosing mine a little at a time, however that is different for everyone also you could loose it a little at a time or all at once. regardless you should call your doctor. hope this helps.

I lost my mucus plug a week ago dilated 1cm I have continuous sharp contractions when walking but I have a high pain tolerance so I'm not exactly sure if I'm having them while sitting lots of pressure?

Answer: . Call your doctor and ask, no matter the time of day or night. They are best qualified to answer your question, and will give you an idea of what you should do next.

What is the mucus like just before your period?

Answer . It's usually clear or slightly cloudy and yellowish. It is normal discharge at that time. However, if it is green or brown and accompanied by itching it could be bacterial vaginosis; if it is white and itchy it could be candidiasis, a "yeast infection". Both are easily treatable. Ask your gyno.

Had a membrane sweep am 3 nearly 4 cm dilated lost mucus plug when is labor likely to start?

I also had a membrane sweep today. I am 37.5 weeks along, 3 cm open and 80% effaced. This is my 3rd child. Even though my cervix is soft and almost all the way ripe, it's still very far and hard to reach. My doc said that if my body is ready for labor anyway, it will stimulate labor within about 2 days. If my body isn't ready, nothing will happen besides cramping and maybe some light spotting. My mucus plug has also come out. Good luck!

What does a 115v plug look like?

A 115 volt plug is probably the most common plug seen in America.These plugs are characteristically seen with two rectangles and asmall half circle in between and below them. The shapes look like asurprised face.

How do you tell if a guy likes you he stares at you a lot is he just scared to come up to you and ask you out or he just likes to stare at you but when she lookes at him he turns away?

Answer . Chances are he is interested but shy...you might have to make the first move.

You are 90 effaced 3cm dilated having contractions for the past 3 days Just lost your mucus plug?

Losing your mucus plug is nothing to worry about. Let your midwife/obgyn know at next visit but all those signs can last for weeks before you give birth

Can a doctor tell if you have lost your virginity just by looking in your vagina?

not just by looking at your vagina, no if he goes inside there is a little thing that a girl has called a hymen, and typicly when she has sex it breaks, it has just been known to become streched and such, and you can also break it if you use a tampon or even if you had a bad fall, so doctors will use it a sort of a guideline but wont go just off that, and if you are scared what the docter is going to say, he isn't allowed to say anything to anyody else

What does the mucus plug feel like?

The mucus plug is clear to yellow in color, or occasionally tingedwith blood. The mucus plug feels like the consistency of raw egg.

I am 37 weeks pregnant i am 2cm dilated 75 effaced last wk i was 1 cm my cervix was just soft when will labor start i think i lost my mucus plug this morning?

If you lost your plug, you should contact your ob/gyn right away, and make plans to go to the hospital. Congratulations!

How can you tell if a friend of yours likes you?

Look for answers, by talking with him/her. If he/her blushes around you, or looks at you that is the cutest way as possible, he/her might like you. But they might be looking at smoeone else like his/her friend. So make sure that he/her is looking sright at you. Maybe if he/her makes you laugh then probably he/her likes you. Hope this helps!jn4

What does an ipod plug look like?

If you're referring to the charger/USB cable, it is a cord with aUSB connector on one end and a flat, long connector on the otherthat fits the charging port on your iPod. If it connects to thewall, a small cube-shaped attachment with a regular wall socketplug can be connected to the USB end of the cable. The cable thatcomes with the iPod is white, but can be other colors if boughtseparately.

If youre suspecting that your boyfriend likes a girl and he denies it how can you either tell the girl to stop advancing on himeven just to be friends or how can you tell him to stop hang out w her?

You have to ask yourself if you are seeing what may be real or what you are interpreting over jealousy and being protective of your "territory" so to speak. Its okay to be jealous however, you have to know how to control it. He is with you and your boyfriend and if you show him your jealous and such (which guys don't like) as well as show her the possibility of your insecurities then she will know she is getting to you and things could go awry. Try to act maturily, be confident and secure and don't allow this girl to get to you. If you find she is stepping on your toes the let her know politely to back off. If you find that with time they are talking or spending more time together then it may seem they have something between them and you will have to define your relationship with your boyfriend, let him know that you don't like this behaviour and would appreciate him cutting ties with her. If he disrespects that then you are going to have to decide what is best for you and to rethink your relationship altogether. In the meantime relax, be confident and don't allow this girl to get the better of you - pay close attention to your boyfriend and his needs and you may see that things will be fine.

37 weeks dialated to 2cm lost mucus plug and having contrations?

Losing a mucus plug can occur several weeks before you actually deliver. It is not a sign of labor or pending labor. You will know when your contractions are true when they don't let up upon resting or after walking. Try taking a warm bath or shower to relax. When your contractions are every 5 minutes lasting at least a minute for an hour, then you will want to contact your doctor.

What does mucus look like?

step 1 suck as hard as you can with your nose step 2 do you feel that spit it out step three look at it that's what it looks like

You are 39weeks pregnant and just lost your mucus plugshould contractions start?

The mucus plug can be lost several days, or even a week before labor starts, so not necessarily.

You lost your mucus plug with your first does that mean you will with your second also?

I did not lose mine with the second or at least it was not a noticeable loss. I am now expecting my 3rd, 34 weeks tomorrow. I am wondering if I will lose it this time or not?

Why did is it difficult to tell exactly what Elizabeth looked like from paintings?

Ir was difficult to tell what elizabeth looked like because they changed her looks to make her look either older or younger.

What does cervical mucus look like if pregnant?

It is a clear type substance that oozes. If anything seems wrong or anything is out of the ordinary then get that checked up on!

Does the lost of mucus plug mean that the baby is coming?

no it doesn't your water has 2 break like if ur walking and u feel water coming from your legs then you baby is coming

If you are 36 weeks and 3 cm dilated and lost your mucus plug how much longer do you have?

\nIt could be hours, days or weeks. \n. \nIn my case, I was 36 weeks 6 days, lost the mucous plug and had the baby 5 hours later. \n. \nBut, from what I've read, there is no firm correlation between how dilated you are or losing the plug and the length of time you have left.

What does cervical mucus look like in the first stage of pregnancy?

Clear and slick, though I am sure it can vary and may depend on activities and nutrition.

What does you mucus plug look like?

Excuse the grossness, but the best I know to describe it is that it looks like a big loogy, yellow greenish color, can have some blood, or be pinkish. Some loose it all at once, but others over time - mistaken for discharge. \nI am preg with twins and just lost mine all at once last night...certainly mucus like, no mistaken it. When I was preg with my daughter it was over time, and I honestly didn't even know it was happening.

How can you tell if this shy girl likes you or is just looking for attention?

Well, You should ask her. Period. But do it at the right moment. I mean, when you say she is shy do you mean she's a loner? or do you mean she avoids popular people and hangs out with friends more? If She's a loner this is what you do:. One day, at lunch, go to where ever she's sitting and say something. say Hi, ask her where her friends are, etc. (All the while, sound Compassionate, Caring, & most of all, Sound and BE Honest.) . If you ask her the friend thing and she says she doesn't have any, say something like this "You must feel so sad..." or "I was Like you once, really. do you now how I got my friends? One day, someone came and sat where I was and asked ME where my friends were... (you take it from here, or stop and wait for a response.)" . If she speaks, answer her accordingly If she doesn't, then say "that person asked me if they wanted to be friends. I said yes and we've been best friends since." . At this point she might be a little suspicious. she might say "Oh really?" or "Do you expect me to believe that?" you should say either "yes" or "I expect you to believe the truth. that was the truth." . let her say whatever. Eventually despite how rude she thinks it is.) cut in and ask her " Do you like me?" or " do you wanna hang out at the mall sometime?" . If she says no ask her why If she says yes then figure out the details (Time, day, Just you two, etc.) and if she says "Why would you want to?!? I'm just a shy little freak!!!!!!" then you should say "I don't care. your a nice person, and I wanna hang out with you. It'll be fun! Like Christmas, or Valentines day!" (don't come on scary, or overenthusiastic be cool and natural." . You take it from here buddy good luck with yer lady. \l. --------- ). /l

How can you tell if your son is yours if he looks nothing like you?

Well... . I have a son, even though I am 14, but still he looks, NOTHING like me, but I still know he is, but if he is Zeke, then he is NOT your own child, he is from a different planet

How do you tell if a friend of yours who is a girl like likes you I am a guy?

Be truthful, ask! Or you could pretend you like someone else and see if she gets jealous.

Pregnant cow losing mucus plug shes huge and been prego for awhile now do they lose it just like humans when we are pregnant?

Yes they do. They also start getting labour contractions, though behave different than humans do, in terms of pacing around, kicking at their belly, laying down and getting up again, and moving away from the rest of the herd. Soon after the mucus plug is expelled the water bag appears, often unruptured, unlike in humans were their "water" breaks. Then the calf/baby follows

Do Christians and Muslims really believe in Dante's Inferno exactly what hell looks like or is it just imagination?

Dante's Inferno gives us an imaginary picture of Hell - that's not to say that the book does not have some relevant insights about sin and damnation, but the imagery is all from Dante's imagination.

What does the inside of a plug look like?

There are three wires-the live wire, which is red or brown, the neutral wire, which is blue, and the earthing wire, which is yellow or green. The live wire has high voltage, and supplies electricity. The earthing wire brings the electricity safely to the ground in case of an electrical fault. There is also a fuse, which in case of a huge surge of power would melt, breaking the circuit and preventing an accident.

When will labor begin got Bad back pain but not lost the mucus plug yet?

There is never a way to predict exactly when you will have the baby, but severe back pain can certainly be an indication of labor, which could last anywhere from a couple hours to a couple days. I had back labor (DREADFUL), which started as a severe lower back pain at 4:00am. I had to go to the bathroom a couple times (not to pee) which led me to believe it was early labor signs, though I never did lose my mucus plug which I was told is common - not all women do. Unfortunately I was never able to count my contractions - they were totally random, going from every 5 minutes to every 2 minutes to every 30 seconds to every 7 and so on. I considered going to the hospital after about 12 hours but when I called they suggested I wait until the contractions got so bad I just couldn't handle it anymore, rather than sit in the hospital for who knows how long (a friend said it would feel like someone hitting you in the spine with a sledgehammer... she wasn't kidding, sorry to say for anyone who reads this in the early throes of back labor!). At 10:30pm I decided it had definitely gotten to that point. By the time I got to the hospital I was already 6-7 cm dilated. My water never broke - they had to do that - so that's something else I was waiting for that never happened! It certainly wasn't like in the movies! After 25 hours of agony (5 of which were significantly LESS agonizing thanks to the epidural), my perfect, insanely beautiful son was born. But that was me.... Every pregnancy, labor, and birth is different. Just listen to your body and pay attention if you suspect you may be in labor - and if in doubt, call your OBGYN!

Can you tell if your Rabbit or Guinea pigs like you just by looking at them?

Do never ever put them together! The rabbit will try to mate the guinea pig but apsoluply the only thing he\she das is kill her\him.

39 weeks preget lost your mucus plug?

this happens to many pregnant women rather its from having sex while your 39 weeks or if you had an internal exam but the only symptoms i know of would be cramping in your lower abdomen and back pains

How can you tell if a girl likes you and if she stares at you or if shes just looking at someone else or if shes just looking around during class?

Get up the guts and tell her how you feel...She might suprise you...and good luck!

How can you tell what kinds of bonds a compound has when youre looking at the formula?

There are two kinds of chemical bonds: ionic and covalent. Ionic bonds are formed by a metal and a nonmetal when the metal gives the nonmetal electrons. The nonmetal fills its electron shell and the metal empties its shell and the two are bond by electrical attraction between the (+) metal and the (-) nonmetal. Covalent bonds are formed by two nonmetals sharing electrons. So the secret to determining covalent vs ionic bonds is determing whether an atom is a metal or a nonmetal. Fortunately, the periodic table has that information: metals are in groups 1, 2, the middle section, and the elements to the left of the "stair step" bold line that winds down the chart. The nonmetals are on the right side of that line.

What does a non bloody mucus plug look like?

The mucus plug looks just like the mucus from your nose. It can be anywhere from white to yellowish is color and may or may not have traces of bright red blood or pinkish blood. Call your dr to inform them that you have lost your mucus plug as most women generally go into labor 24 hours to 7 days later.

What does it mean to dream of a woman in a car running head on into yours and you remember exactly what see looks like?

The woman in the car most likely represents yourself. This is true whether the dreamer is male or female, as the woman could be the feminine aspect of the male personality. But the more important element of the dream is "running head on into ..." yourself. Your mind is trying to alert your conscious self that you are heading for a crash - perhaps not literally, in a car, but figuratively. You may be "burning the candle at both ends" or "running yourself ragged." It is time to pay attention to this warning. Slow down and determine what is most important and where you want to end up.

What if you like a guy but he looks at you all the time and his friends tell him that him and a friend of yours match?

I would get him on his own and tell him not to listen to what they think, and if you know that you like him and he likes you maybe arrange a date.

What does a cats mucus plug look like?

The mucus plug starts to appear when a cat is getting ready todeliver a litter of kittens. It is usually pointy, moist and acream color.

How do you know if a boy likes you and youre just friends?

ll if you are friends you can just go straight up and ask him if you are comfortable but depending on the guy when you are alone you can ask him who he likes then if he said "You" well that will be quite a romantic moment then will it?!? Don't be afraid to take risk's like that worse comes to worse he doesn't like you that way and you can resume being friends.

How do you get this guy to like you when hes super cute and youre just not?

As dorky as it sounds, you just gotta be yourself. Let's say that super cute guy is called... Kenneth. Well, there's actually several choices, that lead total different aftermaths. 1. You can choose to be yourself. If your not very confident in your looks, go for it in your personality. For me, personality beats appearance by a whole lot. If it were me and if Kenneth didn't like my personality, I'll just take a few days to recover and it's a done deal. 2. You can choose to have a fake personality that matches the ideal type of Kenneth's. What this is wrong is that the person won't get to see the real you. It's better and reassuring to know that the person your dating knows who you truly are. Every girl wants a guy that likes them for who they are. And please, I've been in that crisis too. But through my past experiences, you should just be yourself. There isn't any need to be nervous, and if you make a mistake in front of him, it isn't going to be the end of the world, hun. It's going to take a whole lot of trial and error. In which you can learn throughout your experiences. But, since I have experienced it, you should find someone that respects and likes you for who you are. Just because there's a super cute guy out in the street, you never know if they might be a criminal or something like that. But let's not get into the negatives, shall we? But let's say you were yourself and that super cute guy confessed to you. Good for you! Good luck with your relationship~ Lots of luck. ^^

Is it true that there are people out there who can look exactly like you but you guys wont like the same things you guys just look alike?

... Sigh. America. How ashamed i am of thee sometimes... First of all, there are no two people who are exactly alike in looks. Its physically impossible, even for identical twins, to not have an outstanding feature from the other (One Twin may be taller, or more commonly, have freckles or moles in different places than their sibling) Second of all, If you really think physical appearance determines intrests/activities/taste, then you are shallow. Each human being is unique in that you have a soul, whether you believe in a greater power or not (Personally, i am an athiest) you have a soul, and the decisions, the intrests, the realtionships and connections that you have shape your soul into a unique body. The Idea of Perfectly (Mentally) Identical Twins is... Orwellian. No two people on this earth are the same, whether it be by looks, intrests, taste, or any other human attribute. Its the beauty of life, that each being is in and of itself a beautiful, completly unique person. Think Snow Flakes. Now, please Go to your local Library and read a book, preferably not one involving large text and pictures -_- Coughx